Famous for her work in the historical and fantasy fiction genres, Roberson penned the Chronicles of the Cheysuli series; the Sword-Dancer Saga; the Karavans books; and such stand-alone works as Lady of the Glen and Highlander: Scotland the Brave.
While earning her bachelor's degree in journalism from Northern Arizona University, she studied for a semester at the University of London.
When not writing, she pursued a hobby as a Cardigan Welsh Corgi breeder.
Though she was born in Kansas City, Missouri, she grew up primarily in Phoenix, Arizona. She remained in Arizona during her adulthood years, living in both Flagstaff and Tucson.
She and screenwriter Pen Densham both wrote works based on the classic Robin Hood stories.